munchkin

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noun munch·kin \ˈmənch-ˌkin\

Definition of munchkin

  1. :  a person who is notably small and often endearing

Examples of munchkin in a Sentence

  1. What's wrong, munchkin? she asked the toddler.

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Origin and Etymology of munchkin

the Munchkins, diminutive creatures in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) by L. Frank Baum


MUNCHKIN Defined for English Language Learners

munchkin

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Definition of munchkin for English Language Learners

  • : a child or small person

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